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Re: memory being modified on the freelist

In article <>,
Brett Lymn  <> wrote:
>On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 05:22:25PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:36:53PM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
>> > I am posting this on behalf of someone else, they have a laptop
>> > running a recent version of -current.  They use a dialup modem for
>> > their internet connection and automatically load some ipf rules when
>> > the ppp link comes up.
>> Do they run "ipf -y" beforing doing that? "ipf" needs to be told that
>> there is a new network interface.
>They disabled all their up/down scripts so there was no firewall or
>other networking actions done apart from ppp going down/up and the
>messages are still being seen.  The types of the objects involved seem
>to be network related so it seems to point at the ppp layer - perhaps
>data in-flight when the connection dropped?
>The person is using a usb modem (fwiw)

Yes, I get the same thing with my pcmcia modem when I bring up and
down the ppp interface using pppd. I think I filed a PR about it.


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